UGC recommends Institution of Eminence status to DU, Madras, Kharagpur IITs

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 August 2019, 07:18 PM
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The University Grants Commission has recommended that Delhi University, BHU, Hyderabad University and IIT Madras and Kharagpur be granted Institution of Eminence (IoE) status by the HRD Ministry, officials said on Friday.

Among universities that have got the UGC recommendation for issuing letter of intent are Jamia Hamdard University, OP Jindal Global University, Shiv Nadar University. Aligarh Muslim University, Tezpur University and Ashoka University failed to make the cut for IoE status, the officials said.

Public Institutions:

In accordance with the above principles, the UGC has ranked the list of (15) recommendations as per the QS-2020 World Rankings. Wherever there is a tie, used the QS-2019 India Rankings as a tie-breaker.

Accordingly, the following are recommended for grant of IoE status:

No

Institution

World Rankings (QS 2020)

India Rankings (QS 2019)

Recommendation of UGC

1

IIT Bombay (INI)

152

1

Already declared IoE

2

IIT Delhi (INI)

182

4

Already declared IoE

3

IISC Bangalore (Deemed Univ)

184

2

Already declared IoE

4

IIT Madras (INI)

271

3

Recommended for declaring as IoE

5

IIT Kharagpur (INI)

281

5

Recommended for declaring as IoE

6

Delhi University (Central Univ)

474

8

Recommended for declaring as IoE

7

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (Central Univ)

601-650

7

Recommended for declaring as IoE

8

Jadavpur University, Kolkata (State Univ)

651-700

12

Needs consultation with State Govt. prior to consideration

9

Anna University, Chennai  (State Univ)

751-800

13

Needs consultation with State Govt. prior to consideration

10

BHU, Varanasi (Central Univ)

801-1000

15

Recommended for declaring as IoE

11

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (State Univ)

801-1000

19

 

12

AMU, Aligarh (Central Univ)

801-1000

33

 

13

Tezpur University (Central Univ)

Not ranked

36

 

14

Panjab University, Chandigarh (State/Central Univ)

Not ranked

49

 

15

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam  (State Univ)

Not ranked

46

State Universities: Jadavpur University and Anna Universitycan be considered for issue of the IoE status only after the respective State Governments have issued an official communication allocating their share of the funds (up to 50%).

Private Institutions:

UGC has ranked the list of the (15) private institutions recommended by the EEC by taking their ranking in the QS India or NIRF rankings, and NIRF ranking has been used as tie-breaker. In case there is any vacant slot after considering all the ranked institutions, the same was used for 'yet to be set up (greenfield)' institution.

S No

Institute

India Rankings (QS 2019)

India Ranking

NIRF

UGC recommendation

2019

2018

1

BITS Pilani, Rajasthan

17

23

17

Already selected and given Letter of Intent

2

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

26

09

11

Already selected and given Letter of Intent

3

Jio Institute (Reliance Foundation, Maharashtra)

Green Field

(yet to be established)

Already selected and given Letter of Intent

4

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore

40

8

8

Recommended for issue of LoI

5

VIT Vellore,Tami Nadu

44

19

16

Recommended for issue of LoI

6

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

51-55

18

23

Recommended for issue of LoI

7

Kalinga Instt. of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar

61-65

31

42

Recommended for issue of LoI

8

O.P JINDAL University, Haryana

66-70

-

-

Recommended for issue of LoI

9

Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh

-

52

48

Recommended for issue of LoI

10

Bharti (Satya Bharti Foundation), Delhi

Greenfield

(yet to be established)

Recommended for issue of LoI in the vacant slot

11

Azim Premji University, Bangalore

Not ranked, not considered

 

12

Ashoka University, Sonepat, Haryana

Not ranked, not considered

 

13

KREA University (IFMR), Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Not ranked, not considered

 

14

IIHS (Indian  Institute for Human Settlements), Bangalore

Not ranked, not considered

 

15

Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar

Not ranked, not considered

 
             
First Published: Friday, August 02, 2019 07:18 PM
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